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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Are there valid uses for repoman --ignore-other-arches?
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 16:56:10
Message-Id: 20051127165322.GC3272@toucan.gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Are there valid uses for repoman --ignore-other-arches? by "Petteri R├Ąty"
1 On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 06:08:53PM +0200, Petteri R??ty wrote:
2 > --ignore-other-arches Instructs repoman to ignore arches that are not
3 > relevent to the committing arch. REPORT/FIX issues you work around.
4 >
5 > Are there any valid uses for this switch or can it be deprecated? From a
6 > QA point of view this seems like a very bad option.
7
8 uhh yeah, like people who want to commit a fix unrelated to any arch
9 breakage someone else may have caused
10
11 arch breakage is for arch teams to worry over ... without the -I
12 option, maintainers are basically fucked and unable to commit any fixes
13 until the arch issue is resolved
14
15 and in case i wasnt clear, i'd be very against removing this
16 -mike
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